[parisc-linux] tulip driver

Sonny Cook sonny@aspersion.org
Thu, 13 Dec 2001 07:22:25 +0000 (UTC)

I'm still suspicious.  If I boot with init=/bin/sh, then it boots to the 
shell.  When I do an insmod on the tulip module, then the kernel crashes 
and spits out the (I think its the stack) debugging info.  At any rate, 
I'll give the latest kernel a try and see what happens.

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, Grant Grundler wrote:

> Sonny Cook wrote:
> > What is the state of the tulip driver currently?
> Stable - I don't think tulip's your problem.
> > The kernel I used is 2.4.16-pa16.  During 
> > the boot process, the kernel just locks up after reporting that it has 
> > freed some memory.
> Helge enabled freeing bootmem and it was disabled again because of such
> lock-ups. At least until all extra __init's get removed.
> I think it's disabled since 2.4.16-pa18 or -pa19.
> So tulip is just a victim here and not a culprit.
> > Any advice, or hint as to where to start looking would be appreciated.
> Pull newer kernel source or disable the #if 1 that was enabled in -pa14.
> See parisc-linux-cvs archive for details.
> grant